Welcome to the TUM Institute for LifeLong Learning Podcast

This podcast series presented by TUM Institute for LifeLong Learning, dives into the work of our TUM community and shares their vision of how their work can help to improve the world we live in. In the first mini-series which will air over the next couple of weeks, the podcast hosts John Pye and Thomas Münch of TUM Institute for LifeLong Learning talk with their guests about the topic: “Sustainability. Time to Change.”
A quest to uncover interesting and informative topics while learning a little more about the human stories behind them. Subscribe on Spotify, Anchor.fm, Apple Podcasts or Google Podcasts so as never to miss an episode!

Behind the scenes of the first TUM Institute for LifeLong Learning podcast session: Hosts Thomas Münch and John Pye with Prof. Dr. Schreurs (from left to right).

Sustainability. Time to Change.

Episode 1 - Climate Policy

  • Prof. Dr. Schreurs

In this episode we speak with Professor Miranda Schreurs, Head of the Professorship of Environmental and Climate Policy in the TUM School of Governance. She shares her insights into the current state of climate policy, the challenges facing governments and a few tips on how we can make a difference. If you want to find out more, please explore the further resources recommended by Professor Dr. Schreurs:

Music: "Beauty Inside" by Soundroll and "Celebration" by Zac Nelson
Artwork: Katharina Quitter

Episode 2 - Alternative Fuels (in German)

  • Prof. Dr. Burger

In our second episode which will be released in German, we will be speaking with Prof. Dr. Burger, professor for Chemical Process Engineering at TUM, about alternative fuel options. Make sure to subscribe on Spotify, Anchor.fm or Google Podcasts!

Hosts and Speakers

Foto: Andreas Heddergott

Prof. Dr. Miranda Schreurs holds the Professorship for Environment and Climate Policy at TUM School of Governance and Bavarian School of Public Policy. Schreurs’ main research areas are in international and comparative climate policy, environmental politics, and low-carbon energy transitions. She is involved in projects examining the energy transitions in Germany and Japan; climate policies of Europe, the United States, and China; and the politics of high-level radioactive waste disposal. In 2011 Schreurs was appointed by Chancellor Angela Merkel as a member of the German Ethics Commission on a Safe Energy Supply.



Thomas Münch is a Senior Manager for Digital Innovations and Leadership at TUM Institute for LifeLong Learning. He is specialized in the areas of Business and Innovation Coaching, Educational Technology (EdTech), Leadership and Business Transformation. Together with John Pye, he is one of the hosts and producers of the TUM Institute for LifeLong Learning podcast.



John Pye is Manager for International Relations and Alliances at TUM Institute for LifeLong Learning. Previously, he worked as a Policy Advisor to the British Government. He holds a Masters Degree in International Relations from University of St. Andrews in Scotland. Together with Thomas Münch, he is one of the hosts and producers of the TUM Institute for LifeLong Learning podcast.




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